A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Lakhipur in India. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 07:42:24 / April 5, 2016 @ 7:42 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 90.5021° East, 25.7679° North. The temblor was picked up at 13:12:24 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20005fj8. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005fj8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Sherpur (c. 107 400 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Netrakona (c. 79 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bongaigaon (c. 64 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tura (c. 63 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Dhuburi (c. 62 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Goālpāra (c. 50 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chilmāri (c. 49 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tufānganj, Netrakona, Sherpur.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km SE of Lakhipur, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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